co-occurring disorders

Getting Help for Co-Occurring Disorders

Individuals who struggle with co-occurring disorders have mental health issues and are simultaneously struggling with a substance use disorder. This combination of factors makes life difficult as the two conditions can fuel each other, making it a challenge to manage either properly. Fortunately, at Sunflower Wellness Retreat, we pride ourselves on ensuring that each of…

Benefits of One on One Therapy

Benefits of One-on-One Therapy

Individual therapy is a treatment option where you have the opportunity to work with a therapist one on one. One-on-one therapy allows you to work through a variety of issues that you’re trying to overcome during your addiction treatment program. This therapeutic option is quite useful for those facing mental health conditions and specific emotional…

painkillers with alcohol

Mixing Painkillers with Alcohol

Painkiller addiction is a substantial problem in the United States. Mixing alcohol with painkillers can lead to severe consequences for your health and well-being. You can receive help for your painkiller and alcohol addiction at Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Osawatomie, Kansas. In the meantime, learn more about the dangers of mixing alcohol with painkillers and…

outpatient rehab

Finding the Right Outpatient Rehab

Finding the right outpatient rehab facility for your needs starts with understanding what an outpatient rehab center is and the types of addiction treatment available. Learn the benefits of a qualified outpatient addiction treatment program such as the ones available at Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Osawatomie, Kansas. What Is an Outpatient Rehab Program? Many clients…

rebuilding relationships

Rebuilding Relationships After Rehab

One of the most challenging things you have to do in recovery is rebuilding some of the relationships that have suffered during your addiction. Through the family therapy program at Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Osawatomie, Kansas, you can begin rebuilding relationships while you’re still in recovery. Of course, it won’t be easy to mend these broken ties,…

self medicating for depression

Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

Depression is a severe mental health disorder that can disrupt your life and lead to desperate measures to deal with the symptoms. If you have turned to drugs and alcohol to numb the pain and hopelessness, it’s time to get help. At Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Osawatomie, Kansas, we welcome clients who have been self-medicating…

what are benzos

What Are Benzos? A Look at Benzo Use, Abuse, and Addiction

What are benzos, and what happens if you become addicted? The effects of addiction are devastating on you, your family, and your loved ones. Facing an addiction that stems from a prescription drug that initially was beneficial to treating a physical or mental health issue can be even more challenging. If you are struggling with…

is alcohol an upper or a downer

Is Alcohol an Upper or a Downer?

The question of, “Is alcohol an upper or a downer?” is a complex one. Even though alcohol is a downer or depressant, the amount of alcohol consumed has an impact on how it influences you. One glass of wine has a different effect than six mixed drinks do. Additionally, alcohol affects everyone differently. So, learn…

12-step program

A 12 Step Program Can Help Your Recovery

Many rehabs today use the 12-step philosophy in the treatment of people with alcohol or drug addiction. This proven model of treatment helps you build support in your recovery as you also support others. Still, many people wonder if the 12 steps are right for their own recovery. Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Osawatomie, KS, offers…